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2-1, 1st in Central

Pistons come from 21 down to beat Knicks

Tobias Harris scored 22 of his 31 points in the second half, and the Detroit Pistons erased a 21-point deficit to beat the New York Knicks 111-107 on Saturday night.

Leuer feeds Drummond with no-look pass (0:17)
Jackson finds Drummond on the alley-oop (0:16)
Wall and Wizards fend off the Pistons (1:32)
Jackson helps Pistons to a comeback in the fourth (0:23)
Kennard makes first bucket with Pistons (0:17)
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SVG again voices support for athlete protests

Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy used his team's trip to Washington to again voice his support for athletes who kneel during the national anthem and his opposition to President Donald Trump.

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Pistons feeling eight mile(s) high after winning return to Detroit roots

For a Pistons team that spent almost three decades playing at the Palace of Auburn Hills and, before that, at the suburban Pontiac Silverdome, the return to a home court in Detroit pumped up the team -- with a little help from hometown hero Eminem.


Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Stan Van Gundy discusses the improvement in Andre Drummond's free throw shooting.


Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Stan Van Gundy shares his thoughts about the regular season opener at Little Caesars Arena.

Pistons win home opener in return downtown (1:15)
Johnson goes 0-13 in season opener (0:54)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Pistons owner Tom Gores is out on the floor during this timeout throwing t-shirts to the crowd. Everybody is happy here in Detroit on opening night.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanley Johnson has not started off the season on a good note. He is 0-for-10 on the night.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Andre Drummond knocks down a pair of free throws (after a mulligan thanks to a Hornets lane violation) and the Detroit crowd is loving it.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Plenty of stars out for the opener here in Detroit: Eminem, Kid Rock, Big Sean among many in the house. Skylar Grey performed at halftime. NBA commissioner Adam Silver also in the building.

Galloway breaks off 4-point play (0:16)
Eminem gets the crowd on their feet in Detriot (0:36)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Little Caesars Arena is sparkling for its regular season debut. Tobias Harris is rolling early for the Pistons — he had 17 first quarter points.

Leuer powers his way for bucket and foul (0:15)
Harris jams it in traffic (0:15)
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Team Stats

Points Per Game108.012th
Rebounds Per Game41.024th
Assists Per Game21.3Tied-14th
Points Allowed104.0Tied-15th

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